Wathena, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 1,352 (90% urban, 10% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.3%
 
Males: 672  (49.8%)
Females: 680  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  40.9 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 66090.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,864 (it was $34,046 in 2000)
Wathena:

$44,864
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,534 (it was $15,440 in 2000)

Wathena city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $100,996 (it was $62,000 in 2000)
Wathena:

$100,996
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $111,962; Detached houses: $122,444; Mobile homes: $13,381

Median gross rent in 2012: $666.

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Wathena races chart
  • White alone - 1,303 (95.5%)
  • Two or more races - 20 (1.5%)
  • Black alone - 18 (1.3%)
  • Hispanic - 15 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.3%)

Races in Wathena detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wathena: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (42.8%), Irish (9.6%), United States (7.7%), English (6.6%), French (3.2%), Swiss (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 823 feet

Land area: 1.95 square miles.

Population density: 693 people per square mile   (low).

Wathena,KS real estate house value index trend

Wathena, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Wathena:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wathena city:

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 48.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

15 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.0%
Kansas:  6.5%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Wathena, Kansas as of April 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Wathena to the number of sex offenders is 338 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,332 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,167 (1.3%)

Wathena satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (5.9 miles , pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (51.9 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (406.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Elwood, KS (1.9 miles ), St. Joseph, MO (2.4 miles ), Country Club, MO (2.8 miles ), Troy, KS (2.8 miles ), Amazonia, MO (3.0 miles ), De Kalb, MO (3.5 miles ), Bendena, KS (3.5 miles) , Rushville, MO (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $96,000
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $201,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.76 N, Longitude: 94.95 W

Area code: 785

Wathena household income distribution Wathena home values distribution

Crime rates in Wathena by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 02001100010
per 100,000 0.0148.80.00.077.077.10.00.00.072.80.0
Robberies 00000000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.078.10.00.0
Assaults 01246742226
per 100,000 0.074.4149.6300.3461.9539.7311.0154.9156.3145.7436.7
Burglaries 612145381014769
per 100,000 440.5892.91047.1375.4230.9616.8777.61084.4546.9437.0655.0
Thefts 1425341725221920252918
per 100,000 1027.91860.12543.01276.31924.61696.21477.41549.21953.12112.21310.0
Auto thefts 01322220312
per 100,000 0.074.4224.4150.2154.0154.2155.50.0234.472.8145.6
Arson 00000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.072.80.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.0) 74.9288.1232.0155.5270.0305.0195.9175.8197.6216.8205.3

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Wathena detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Kansas average:

2.68
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.5%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +186 (+16.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

Work and jobs in Wathena: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Wathena, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Wathena-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 104% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/26/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.5 miles away from the Wathena city center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wathena-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 389.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 343.7 miles away from Wathena center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 68.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 355.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 383.6 miles away from Wathena center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 29.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Doniphan County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wathena topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Wathena:

  • COLONIAL MANOR NURSING AND CARE CENTER (ROUTE 1 HWY 36 PO BOX 648)
  • WATHENA HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (2112 HIGHWAY 36)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Wathena:

  • HEARTLAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER - WEST (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ST JOSEPH, MO)
  • WOODLAND HILLS 2 B (Hospital, about 7 miles away; SAINT JOSEPH, MO)
  • CHOICES OF ST JOSEPH (Hospital, about 7 miles away; ST JOSEPH, MO)
  • ARBOR VIEW HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SAINT JOSEPH, MO)
  • SILVER LININGS HEALTHCARE INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; SAINT JOSEPH, MO)
  • DONIPHAN CO HEALTH DEPT HHA (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; TROY, KS)
  • HEARTLAND HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; SAINT JOSEPH, MO)

Amtrak station near Wathena:

  • 9 miles: ST. JOSEPH (4225 FREDERICK AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: full-service food facilities, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wathena:

  • Missouri Western State University (about 9 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,557)
  • Highland Community College (about 19 miles; Highland, KS; FT enrollment: 2,148)
  • Grantham University (about 39 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 8,385)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 41 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,946)
  • Park University (about 43 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 46 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (about 52 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 12,834)

Public high school in Wathena:

Public elementary/middle school in Wathena:

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Notable locations in Wathena: Wathena Police Department (A), Wathena Fire District 1 (B), Doniphan County Wathena Branch Library (C), Wathena City Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wathena include: Wathena United Methodist Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Saint Joseph's Catholic Church (C), Christ Lutheran Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Mount Calvary Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Doniphan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 100. This is worse than average.

City:

100
U.S.:

74

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 3.49. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.49
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 41.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

41.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 34.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.9%
(13.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.4%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.5%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
44 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
47 people in nursing homes in 2000

Wathena, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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Wathena compared to Kansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in Wathena (2011 data):

  • The Farmers State Bank: at 211 St Joseph Street, branch established on 1903/05/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $63.2 mil, Deposits: $52.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Wathena Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Wathena travel time to work - commute Wathena mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wathena city (based on Doniphan County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.27%
Here: 49.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USACatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Community Church of Christ
Adherents19.4%17.6%16.5%8.7%8.0%
Congregations9.1%18.2%27.3%4.5%4.5%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents7.6%6.5%5.8%3.2%6.8%
Congregations4.5%4.5%4.5%4.5%18.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Doniphan County:

6.44 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Doniphan County:

6.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

5.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.6%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Doniphan County:

28.9%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

39.7%
State:

13.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$7,484$44,9041$30
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$713
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$700
Police Protection - Officers 3$7,738$30,9522$402
Streets and Highways 1$2,432$29,1840$0
Sewerage 1$2,554$30,6480$0
Water Supply 1$2,196$26,3520$0
Electric Power 2$6,144$36,8640$0
Totals for Government 10$28,548$34,25810$1,845

Wathena government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $577,000 ($426.78)
    Water Utilities: $358,000 ($264.79)
    Police Protection: $126,000 ($93.20)
    Financial Administration: $109,000 ($80.62)
    Sewerage: $60,000 ($44.38)
    Regular Highways: $51,000 ($37.72)
    General - Other: $17,000 ($12.57)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($2.96)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $32,000 ($23.67)
    General - Other: $17,000 ($12.57)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($10.36)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($1.48)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $338,000 ($250.00)

Wathena government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $68,000 ($50.30)
    All Other: $2,000 ($1.48)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $47,000 ($34.76)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $63,000 ($46.60)
    Interest Earnings: $41,000 ($30.33)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $711,000 ($525.89)
    Water Utilities: $389,000 ($287.72)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $37,000 ($27.37)
    General Support: $17,000 ($12.57)
  • Tax - Property: $76,000 ($56.21)
    Public Utilities: $40,000 ($29.59)
    NEC: $1,000 ($0.74)

Wathena government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $60,000 ($44.38)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $40,000 ($29.59)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $20,000 ($14.79)

Wathena government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,353,000 ($1000.74)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $31,000 ($22.93)

5.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,422 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
Kansas average:

6.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Buchanan County, MO  2.06% ($27,283 average AGI)
from Atchison County, KS  0.55% ($27,125)
from Brown County, KS  0.48% ($25,429)


6.13% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,311 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
Kansas average:

6.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Buchanan County, MO  2.39% ($34,800 average AGI)
to Brown County, KS  0.44% ($33,385)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wathena:

  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSFT (1550 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KGNM (1270 AM; 1 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAIR (1470 AM; 1 kW; ATCHISON, KS; Owner: KNZA INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKLO (1410 AM; 5 kW; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: CHARA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wathena:

  • KKJO-FM (105.5 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KSJQ (92.7 FM; SAVANNAH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • K220FX (91.9 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KAIR-FM (93.7 FM; HORTON, KS; Owner: KNZA INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Wathena:

  • KQTV (Channel 2; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF THE MIDWEST, INC.)
  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Wathena fatal accident list:

Dec 9, 2010 03:22 AM, Us-36, Lat: 39.76105, Lon: -94.94694, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 9, 2003 10:50 AM, Us-36, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 20, 1984 08:30 PM, 36, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total costs: $725,000
Total average daily traffic: 690
Total average daily truck traffic: 34
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 690

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wathena)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 3 Mi N 3 Mi W (Lat: 39.802778 Lon: -94.951917), Call Sign: KVV204
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.3600 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/06/2013, Expiration Date: 04/01/2023
    Registrant: Midwest Mobile Radio Service Inc., 812 South 10th Street, St. Joseph, MO 64501-3694, Phone: (816) 279-2065, Fax: (816) 233-8862, Email:
  • 1 Mi E On Us 36 (Lat: 39.755556 Lon: -94.942750), Call Sign: KYG346
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.490 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/23/2002, Expiration Date: 03/23/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/26/2012
    Registrant: Midwest Mobile Radio Service Inc., 812 South 10th Street, St. Joseph, MO 64501-3694, Phone: (816) 279-2065, Fax: (816) 233-8862, Email:
  • 750 Monument (Lat: 39.712778 Lon: -95.019167), Call Sign: WPUB514
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.930 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/05/2012, Expiration Date: 01/29/2022, Certifier: Daryl Peuker Mr
    Registrant: Haug Communications Inc, 12645 County Rd 447, St.Joseph, MO 64505, Phone: (816) 279-6535, Fax: (816) 279-0749, Email:
  • From 8th And Sherman 1000 Feet East Northeast Water Standpipe. (Lat: 39.768167 Lon: -94.950056), Type: Mast, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQQL585
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.037 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/22/2013, Expiration Date: 01/22/2023, Certifier: James L Richardson
    Registrant: Haug Comm Inc, 622 Neptune Street, Seneca, KS 66538, Phone: (785) 336-3579, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Various Locations (Lat: 39.750000 Lon: -94.950222), Overall height: 2.4 m, Call Sign: WPNM855
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.331 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/05/1998, Expiration Date: 05/05/2008, Cancellation Date: 07/05/2008
    Registrant: Phone: (412) 430-3974
  • PASCO BLDG, 1009 Vernon Road (Lat: 39.755528 Lon: -94.926611), Structure height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WPOR424
    Assigned Frequencies: 19085.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/07/1999, Expiration Date: 01/07/2009, Cancellation Date: 03/14/2009
    Registrant: Phone: (512) 848-7600

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB0VQG
    Grant Date: 12/19/1996, Expiration Date: 03/14/2006, Cancellation Date: 03/15/2008
    Registrant: Joseph F Weber, Rr 2 Box 137, Wathena, KS 66090
  • Call Sign: N0NIL
    Grant Date: 04/09/1991, Expiration Date: 04/09/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/10/2003
    Registrant: Lawrence D Cox, 412 Benton Box 257j, Wathena, KS 66090
  • Call Sign: N0QVP
    Grant Date: 01/21/1992, Expiration Date: 01/21/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/22/2004
    Registrant: Ronn L Munsterman, 18 Gaslight Acres, Wathena, KS 66090

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7ECA (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 11062 , Serial Number: 7ECA-77, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 01/04/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Floyd Mcelwain, Po Box 575, Wathena, KS 66090
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2881R , Serial Number: 18258481, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 10/09/1967
    Registrant (Corporation): Manville Meadows Farms Inc, 2351 210th Rd, Wathena, KS 66090
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4659G , Serial Number: 17273285, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 09/22/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Jerry R Acord, 105 Summit Dr, Wathena, KS 66090
  • Aircraft: TRIGGS WILLARD A WT3 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8018T , Serial Number: 165, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 09/28/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Michael D Ellis, 71 Sunflower Village, Wathena, KS 66090
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 210A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9416X , Serial Number: 21057716, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 01/20/1961
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Floyd W Mcelwain, Po Box 575, Wathena, KS 66090, Other Owners: Marcia A Mcelwain

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 26
  • Hazardous Condition: 6

Incident types - Wathena

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Most common first names in Wathena, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2476.7 years
William2275.6 years
Charles2171.1 years
Mary1977.9 years
George1582.8 years
Robert1478.4 years
Ruth1380.9 years
James1272.4 years
Anna1284.7 years
Henry1284.2 years
Most common last names in Wathena, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller2476.5 years
Propheter1081.5 years
Studer1072.1 years
Hartman1072.8 years
Boeh1081.7 years
Moskau977.8 years
Benitz975.1 years
Laipple970.8 years
Schuler881.7 years
Schoenfelder882.6 years

Businesses in Wathena, KS

  • Pizza Hut: 1

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